There are many opportunities to volunteer and work one-on-one with many animals in need. The EAST COBBER provides a list of local animal rescue and adoption groups looking for loving individuals interested in animal volunteer work. Not ready to participate in animal volunteer work? East Cobb residents may want to consider donating to any one of these non-profits so that they can recruit more volunteers and help the animals find homes.
ALL PAWS CONSIDERED
770-640-5550 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Rescues neglected, abused and homeless animals and
provides them with needed medical care and rehabilitation
until their permanent home can be found. They have
a small network of foster homes and try to help as many
animals as they can, including those that are ill or have
ANGELS AMONG US PET RESCUE (AAUPR)
P.O. Box 821 • Alpharetta, GA 30009
877-404-5874 • www.angelsrescue.org
A non-profit that educates the public on the plight of
animals in high kill shelters throughout Georgia and saves
as many animals as they can.
ANIMALS DESERVE BETTER, INC.
P.O. Box 72016 • Marietta, GA 30007
770-402-0297 • www.animalsdeservebetter.com
Rescues lost, abandoned and neglected dogs- rehabilitate
them and turn them into thriving highly trained
service and therapy dogs, making a difference in the life
of the dogs and the humans they will serve.
BASSET HOUND RESCUE OF GEORGIA
P.O. Box 680322 • Marietta, GA 30068
770-499-1164 • www.bhrg.org
COBB COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER
1060 Al Bishop Drive • Marietta, GA 30060
770-499-4136 • www.cobbcounty.org
Billy Mayfield -Shelter Operations Manager
770-590-5614 – email@example.com
The mission of the Cobb County Animal Control Unit is to
enforce state laws and county ordinances pertaining to
animal control and management; educate the community
on responsible pet ownership and wildlife care and
provide housing and care for homeless animals, while
coordinating their adoptions when possible and humane
euthanization when adoptions are not possible.
GEORGIA HOUSE RABBIT SOCIETY
2280 Shallowford Road • Marietta, GA 30066
678-653-7175 • www.houserabbitga.org
The Georgia House Rabbit Society is committed to
rescuing abused, abandoned and neglected domestic
house rabbits, fostering them and finding them great
homes. They work to educate the public on rabbit behavior
and proper care.
GOOD MEWS ANIMAL FOUNDATION
3805 Robinson Road • Marietta, GA 30068
770-499-2287 • firstname.lastname@example.org
A non-profit organization that operates a no-kill, cagefree
shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats.
HAPPY TAILS PET THERAPY
P.O. Box 767961 • Roswell, GA 30076
770-740-8211 • www.happytailspets.org
Members and pets brighten patients’ days at local health
care facilities, social agencies and special needs programs.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF COBB COUNTY
148 Fairground Street SE • Marietta, GA 30060
770-428-5678 or 770-428-9882 • www.humanecobb.com
A no-kill shelter serving Cobb County and the surrounding
area. With the assistance of dedicated, caring volunteers
and generous supporters, our programs continue to
provide help and hope in the lives of innocent animals
in need and the people that care for them. Promotes
humane welfare and responsible animal guardianship
through educational community outreach, shelter, and
spay/neuter programs. Services and programs include pet
crisis counseling, guidance for pet owners in need, hometo-
home placement, pet-assisted therapy, community
education, pet sterilization programs, as well as lost and
found, rescue, and adoption service.
3238 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144
770-325-PETS • www.mostlymutts.org
Mostly Mutts has been working to reduce the number
of animals euthanized at local shelters in metro Atlanta.
They work closely with animal control officers to save
adoptable dogs that are often moments away from
being put to sleep. Often, these dogs are sick and injured
and require rehabilitation. Mostly Mutts provides housing,
health care, training, and physical and emotional
care until the dogs can be placed in a new home. They
hold weekly adoption events to help each dog find their
P.O. Box 71821 • Marietta, GA 30007
404-406-6322 • www.muttmaddness.org
Mutt Madd-ness is a no-kill rescue made up of community
volunteers dedicated to saving dogs whose lives are in
jeopardy. Their pups come from high-kill facilities and
are cared for both emotionally and physically by foster
families prior to their adoption into loving homes. They
also run an upscale resale store to raise money for their
organization. The store is Rescued Too!, 4665 Lower
Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb.
OUR PAL’S PLACE
4508 Canton Highway • Marietta, GA 30066
678-795-0202 • www.ourpalsplace.org
Pet adoption facility and education center. Its mission is
to bring about a time when all animals are treated with
kindness and compassion.
P.O. Box 682225 • Marietta, GA 30068
A rescue organization committed to rescuing Papillons
from dog-breeding facilities and any Papillon or Papillon
mix abandoned in a kill shelter or from an owner who is
unable to care for the Papillon. They supply food, shelter,
plus medical and dental care to all Papillons in need.